2020 Call for Projects: Community Planning Technical Assistance Program

2020 Call for Projects: Community Planning Technical Assistance Program   The Capital District Regional Planning Commission’s (CDRPC) and the Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC), are pleased to announce their Call for Projects for the 2020 Community Planning Technical Assistance Program.  The program is intended to offer staff time and expertise to local governments undertaking small […]

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Opportunities for Communities

Opportunities for Communities Some great opportunities for grants, webinars, and more! AARP Offering Community Challenge Grants AARP is accepting applications for its 2020 AARP Community Challenge Grant program. AARP’s Community Challenge provides small grants to fund “quick-action” projects to improve housing, transportation, public space, technology, and civic engagement. Applications are due April 1, 2020. Eligible […]

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Agencies Launch Regional Indicators Website

Agencies Launch Regional Indicators Website   January 20, 2020 (Albany, NY) The Capital Region Chamber in partnership with the Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC), The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region and the Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) are pleased to announce the availability of a new regional indicators website capitalregionindicators.org. This new […]

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Mohawk River Watershed Grants

DEC Announces $500,000 in Grants Available for Mohawk River Watershed Projects   New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that $500,000 is now available for municipalities, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, school districts, colleges and universities, and not-for-profit organizations to implement the goals and objectives of the Mohawk River […]

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Capital District Farm to Fork Local Food Expo

Capital District Farm to Fork Local Food Expo   Local vendors, growers and buyers are invited to attend the Capital District Region Farm to Fork Local Food Expo. If you are a vendor/grower looking to increase your visibility and sales with local regional businesses like schools, institutions, restaurants, wholesalers and supermarkets, then you should plan […]

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Inventories to Action Workshop

Inventories to Action Workshop November 9th The Hudson River Estuary Program and Hudsonia Ltd. will hold a one-day workshop for municipal agencies and land trusts about using a completed Natural Resources Inventory or Open Space Plan. The “Inventories to Action” workshop will be held on Saturday, November 9th from 9am – 4 pm at the […]

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Watervliet Seeking New General Manager

The City of Watervliet is inviting candidates to apply for the position of General Manager. Learn more about the position below. THE WATERVLIET COMMUNITY Watervliet (www.watervliet.com) is a bedroom community of 10,000 residents along the west bank of the Hudson River, 8 miles north of New York’s capital city of Albany. New development has renewed […]

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Brownfield Grant Writing Workshops for FY20 Guidelines

Brownfield Grant Writing Workshops for FY20 Guidelines   EPA Region 2 is hosting Brownfields Application Guidelines Workshops (Helping Applicants Understand Grant Requirements). The workshops are designed to assist local government and nonprofit organizations to better understand the application criteria and selection process for EPA’s Brownfields Assessment, Cleanup and Revolving Loan Fund grants. The following topics […]

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Two Zero Waste Events with National Expert on Waste Reduction and Recycling: Neil Seldman, PhD

Two Zero Waste Events with National Expert on Waste Reduction and Recycling: Neil Seldman, PhD   Neil Seldman, a nationally recognized authority on municipal waste reduction, will be visiting the Capital Region after his very successful presentations in Queensbury last week in order to help the region strategize and plan for waste reduction in the […]

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